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Now is the time to subscribe, as these Premiums will be offered for a limited time only.

Don't advise me, my dear, to subscribe to my mother's prohibition of correspondence with you.

I took the precaution to subscribe to no other newspaper than the Moniteur.

I subscribe (most humbly) to his suggestions, especially his second.

He's better than a newspaper because it don't cost a cent to subscribe to him.

They subscribe for newspapers; they amuse themselves with frequent theatricals.

We can get them from the newsstand but I would like to subscribe for them.

The people are compelled to subscribe to the cause, whether they like it or not.

I do not care enough for you to subscribe to your religion and your laws.

I subscribe myself to the advancement of science and Science Fiction.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "to sign at the bottom of a document," from Latin subscribere "write underneath, sign one's name," from sub "underneath" (see sub-) + scribere "write" (see script (n.)). The meaning "give one's consent" first recorded 1540s; that of "contribute money to" 1630s; and that of "become a regular buyer of a publication" 1711, all originally literal. Related: Subscribed; subscribing.

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